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SITE DESCRIPTION

Criminal procedure and evidence is helpful and may be taken concurrently with the externship. Interns will work in the appellate division under the supervision of a Senior Assistant Public Defender. Students will summarize and analyze trial transcripts, research appellate issues, and draft legal memoranda and/or briefs in cases pending before the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Georgia Supreme Court. Interns will also attend oral arguments as their schedule permits. Interns may also be assigned research issues in connection with motions and trials.

STUDENT QUALIFICATIONS

Prerequisites: Second and third year students may apply.

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  • Criminal procedure and evidence is helpful and may be taken concurrently with the externship
  • Legal writing course
 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

A writing sample must accompany resume